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Review – 1/10 Amp Crush 2WD Monster Truck Brushed RTR

The folks at ECX and Horizon Hobby have been releasing out all sorts of r/c vehicles geared towards beginners or budget-minded hobbyists over the last couple of years, and the 1/10 Amp Crush is their latest entry in the always popular ready-to-run (RTR) 2wd monster truck segment of the hobby. How did it fare after extensive testing? Read-on to find [...]


Monster Truck Madness – Unboxing the ECX Amp Crush

Greetings gang, it’s ya boy Doug here. So most of the guys are in Colorado this week at the Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo, but I’m here holding down the fort in the midwest. I just got my hands on the ECX Amp Crush. This 2wd RTR Monster Truck comes in at a very attractive $149 street price and has really cool scale [...]


Everybody’s Scalin’ – ECX Barrage Gen2 Discussion

Greetings from a rain-soaked St. Louis, MO! Thanks to non-stop rain, I have done zero running over the last week. A good time for some bench racin’. Last week ECX announced their new 1/12 Barrage Gen2 RTR, and I have some thoughts, especially having driven a lot of smaller scale stuff recently. I headed up our review of the original Barrage, which [...]


Everybody’s Scalin’ – More Discussion On the ECX Barrage

Last week we posted our review of the 1/12 ECX Barrage Crawler, and I’m happy that we did so I can finally talk more in depth on the crawl-ability of the little truck. One of my favorite things in the hobby is when something completely surprises me, and such was the case with the Barrage. Sure, it looks like a decent enough [...]


Review – 1/12 ECX Barrage RTR

ECX is a brand name that bashers are very familiar with thanks to their reputation for putting out tough vehicles at low price points. They are now looking to make a splash in the scale crawler market with their RTR 1/12 Barrage from Horizon Hobby. In a time where small scale crawlers are red hot, the Barrage is something of an in-between [...]


Unboxing – ECX Barrage 1.9 RTR Rock Crawler

ECX has spent the last few years carving out a name for themselves in the basher community with quality vehicles at low price points. They are now taking their first steps into the scale crawling arena with the ECX Barrage. Here is what it looks like when you break the seal and pop open a fresh Barrage box. The truck comes [...]


ECX Barrage Scale Crawler

Everybody’s Scalin’ – Baby Barrage

I’ve been running hot around here the for the last month or so and just realized that I had never discussed the 1/12 ECX Barrage 1.9 RTR Crawler. The Barrage, scheduled to be released early November according to our friends at A-Main Hobbies, is interesting to me as it’s trying to appeal to the budget crawler crowd with a small platform, just [...]


T-Bone Racing Rear Bumper ECX Torment 4x4

T-Bone Racing SCBasher2 Rear Bumper for the ECX Torment 4×4

Pump up the protection with a new T-Bone Racing SCBasher2 rear bumper for your 4×4 ECX Torment. Like other TBR products, their new rear bumper is made from durable nylon and comes with everything you need for a slick install. Holes are pre-drilled in case you want to add LED lights and it comes with TBR’s lifetime warranty against breakage. The [...]


Boom Racing Aluminum Upgrades ECX Torment Circuit Ruckus

Boom Racing Aluminum Upgrades for the ECX 2wd Torment, Rucku…

Are you proud of your ECX 2wd Torment, Ruckus, or Circuit? Want to make it all it can be? Just want to uber-it-out? Boom Racing has announced a slew of aluminum upgrades to give your ECX a trick new look and to make it tougher than ever. To suit your taste, all the upgrades are available in four different colors- [...]


TBR ECX Torment 4x4 bumper

T-Bone Racing Basher Front Bumper for the ECX Torment 4×4

Years ago it was rare to see a T-Bone Racing Bumper at a bash, now days it seems like everyone uses their gear. At our 10 Year Anniversary Bash more than half the cars were sporting a T-Bone product of some sort. The guys at TBR make some seriously tough bumpers and they do a good job of keeping up with [...]


ECX 1/36 Kickflip Beatbox

ECX 1/36th Scale Kickflip and Beatbox

The latest big thing from ECX is actually quite small, their new Kickflip and Beatbox 1/36th scale vehicles. With an extra small footprint, these can be driven just about anywhere, while their affordable price (just $34!) puts them into everyone’s price range. Some of their features and specifications include- * Features slow and fast driving settings * 1/36th scale 2wd with [...]


TBR ECX Ruckus 4x4 Front Bumper

T-Bone Racing Basher Front Bumper for the ECX Ruckus 4×4

The ECX Ruckus 4×4 is quite a bash machine, but it can be made tougher still with one of the new Basher Series Front Bumpers from T-Bone Racing. The T-Bone bumper is made out of tough nylon and uses a top brace for extra support. Like many of the products from TBR, it also comes with their lifetime warranty against [...]


RPM ECX Caster Blocks

RPM Heavy Duty Caster Blocks for ECX 2WDs

Have you been modding your ECX 2WD to make it as tough as it can be? If so, you should put a set of RPM Heavy Duty Caster Blocks on your “to order” list. Made from RPM’s legendary plastic, these are up to 20% thicker in key breakage areas and use a strengthening ridge to make them more rigid than [...]


Pro-Line ECX 4WD Sand Circuit

How To – Sand Blasting with the ECX 4WD Circuit

The BigSquidRC Bash Crew is firmly anchored in the Midwest, home to luscious top soil and sticky clay. One surface we don’t get a chance to drive on much is sand, therefore we forget that much of the world is covered with the stuff. After spending so much time in sandy SoCal this year, we decided it was time make [...]


RPM Oversized Rear Axle Carriers for the ECX Vehicles

RPM RC Continues the love for all things ECX! Their latest Oversized Rear Axle Carriers will fit the ECX Boost, Ruckus, Circuit, and Torment 2wd vehicles. The new carriers fix several issues such as bearing life due to RPM allowing 5x11mm bearings instead of the stock 5x10mm. They are also much more durable over stock, as to be expected from [...]